The Ladies' Magazine Of Gardening. Mrs. Jane Webb Loudon.
The Ladies' Magazine Of Gardening
The Ladies' Magazine Of Gardening

The Ladies' Magazine Of Gardening

London: William Smith, 1842. First edition. Hardcover. VIII, 379 pages. 25 x 16 cm. Thirteen hand colored lithographic plates with tissue guards, plus black and white woodcuts. Her husband -- John C. Loudon, a prolific horticultural and landscape design writer founded the "Gardener's Magazine," the first periodical devoted solely to horticulture. She presented information on the natural system of plant classification to popular audiences. Owner stamp on tittle page of George Brush, U.S. Navy surgeon and medical inspector from 1861-1894. Interior contents clean, rubbing to backstrip extremities, back cover at fore-edge has a slight fade, spine faded to brown. General Index. Orig. publisher's green cloth with gilt floral motifs covers and spine. Very good. Item #22707

Price: $375.00

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